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Helen Frankenthaler

Color in Landscape

As Sam Gilliam's work has gained ever greater recognition, his story has often been characterized as a comeback (though he never left) or a rediscovery (though he wasn't lost).

Moving Targets

Collaboration and community have been central to L.A. painter Laura Owens's practice since the 1990s, though she now stands in the center of debates about the role of artists in gentrifying cities.

Helen Frankenthaler (1928-2011)

Helen Frankenthaler, the pioneering American abstractionist, whose preferred technique of staining thinned paints into unprimed canvas became the hallmark of Color Field painting, died today at her…

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